The Legal File

I own a dog, a terrier, which I’ve lived alone with for 10 years. Then, one morning, I end up seeing my friendly and lovely dog tied up to a tree, deceased. Authorities found out who did the deed with my dog and I had to get justice for my companion. Here’s where I understood more about UK’s animal protection laws, which I would love to discuss with you.

UK’s laws punish those who cruelly beat, ill-treat, over-ride, over-drive, overload, infuriate or terrify any kind of animal. The law also protects the animal’s right not to be injected with injurious or poisonous substance. Any unnecessary suffering brought on the animal is punishable by law.

This argument in itself is how I took my dog’s killer’s to court and had them sentenced for their crimes.

The law, which is part of the Animals Act 1911 in the United Kingdom, also protects…

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